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5 posts about Horror on this blog

  1. Horror in the woods

    Monday 23 August 2010, 16:36

    James Robinson James Robinson

    BBC Radio 4's production team recording Rain Maker in the Kent woods

    Horror film 'curses' have a strong tradition in movie folklore, whether it's the death of multiple family members during the making of The Exorcist, or lightning striking Gregory Peck's plane on his way to film The Omen.

    I've always dismissed such stories as nonsense, so when we set about making Matthew...

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  2. Horror on the radio: We Outnumber You

    Friday 23 April 2010, 11:23

    Jessica Dromgoole Jessica Dromgoole

    Black Helicopter

    Could we do a horror on radio? Could we horrify people? Not an atmospheric, gothic spook with resonant chords and the whiff of damp tweed, but something actually scary. Something to make the audience squelch. That was the ambition.

    There's a mantra in Hollywood that to be effective, a screenplay has to...

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  3. Weird Tales: confessions of a horror nerd

    Wednesday 20 January 2010, 17:27

    Richard Vincent Richard Vincent

    Decorating

    I first came into contact with the world of HP Lovecraft aged thirteen, and it wasn't through his books.

    My elder brother, John, the two boys from next door and I were into role playing games, such as Dungeons & Dragons, and when I say we were into it, I mean we were lost in it, obsessed, consumed by...

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  4. Weird Tales: recording episode two

    Wednesday 13 January 2010, 17:51

    Emma Stansfield Emma Stansfield

    Weird Tales 1954

    I have only done a few radio plays and still feel very much like a novice but I have to say all my experiences so far in the recording studio have been thoroughly enjoyable.

    I think the reason I enjoy it so much is because you aren't being watched. The director, producers and sound engineer are in a separate...

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  5. More Weird Tales

    Wednesday 6 January 2010, 19:30

    Stephen Hogan Stephen Hogan

    Weird Tales 1936

    Editor's note: Weird Tales is back. Three more uncanny stories inspired by the master of otherworldly horror H.P. Lovecraft. Stephen King called Lovecraft "the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale." Tonight's first programme, by Melissa Murray, is called Connected. Read...

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